Top Franchises Over $200k

The franchises listed below are those with an initial investment of at least $200,000. This category includes many brick-and-mortar franchise opportunities, such as restaurants, frozen yogurt and ice cream, retail stores, and several other franchises over $200K.

With a higher investment often comes a higher earnings potential. While this is not a steadfast rule, the companies listed here all scored highly in franchisee satisfaction, which considers in a franchisee’s financial outlook, among other criteria. For more information on what you can earn as a franchisee, complete the contact form on a company’s profile and speak directly with the franchisor.

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100% Chiropractic

100% Chiropractic is a family of full-service wellness clinics offering cutting edge chiropractic care, prenatal and pediatric wellness, massage therapy, and a full line of supreme quality nutritional…

Investment: $281,124 - $409,600 Cash Required: $100,000

A&W Restaurants

Industry: Food, Retail

A&W Restaurants is an American chain of fast-food restaurants distinguished by its burgers, signature draft root beer and root beer floats. The A&W franchise family is a group of diverse, expe…

Investment: $276,000 - $1,454,750 Cash Required: $150,000
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Alphagraphics is dedicated to helping businesses achieve success through marketing materials, signage, digital advertising, and everything in between. Alphagraphics utilizes the latest marketing techn…

Investment: $264,000 - $363,000 Cash Required: $100,000
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Anago Cleaning Systems Master Franchise

With over 30 years of experience as a leader in the commercial cleaning franchising industry, Anago Cleaning Systems is recognized as the technology leader in the franchised commercial cleaning indust…

Investment: $219,000 - $399,000 Cash Required: $219,000
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Another Broken Egg

Industry: Food, Retail

Another Broken Egg Cafe® offers a universally appealing menu of fresh, nutritious dishes that ‘Foodies’ can indulge in every day. Driven by attention to detail – the upscale cafe of…

Investment: $811,000 - $1,203,000 Cash Required: $500,000
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AquaTots offers a tried-and-true curriculum to teach children four months to 12 years of age to swim. Since 1991, the company’s internationally recognized “Lessons For Life” program has taug…

Investment: $502,095 - $1,150,237 Cash Required: $200,000

Aroma Joe's

Industry: Food, Retail

Aroma Joe’s built success by aligning the spirit of the community’s favorite coffee shop with a mind for business and an eye on the planet. With a keen focus on customer experience and the com…

Investment: $296,000 - $1,046,500 Cash Required: $150,000


Industry: Food, Retail

Biggby Coffee is a neighborhood cafe with offerings that include espresso-based beverages, coffee, tea, other beverages, sandwiches, baked goods, and other food products as well as whole bean coffee, …

Investment: $276,000 - $439,000
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Blo Blow Dry Bar

Blo Blow Dry Bar is North America’s original blow dry bar. Blo Blow Dry Bar is built upon the foundation of enhancing the lives of all parties involved.

Investment: $229,500 - $347,700 Cash Required: $75,000

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, Inc.

Industry: Food, Retail

Capriotti’s is a fast-casual restaurant chain whose franchises earn exceptional returns by selling the best tasting, highest quality food in an attractive setting. Their Butterball turkeys, hand-rol…

Investment: $413,000 - $739,000 Cash Required: $150,000
Includes owner satisfaction report
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Checkers & Rally's

Industry: Food, Retail

Checkers & Rally’s drive-thru restaurants specialize in hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries and milkshakes. 

Investment: $790,797 - $2,368,316 Cash Required: $250,000
Includes owner satisfaction report
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Chicken Salad Chick

Industry: Food, Retail

Chicken Salad Chick serves more than a dozen scratch-made, southern-style flavors of chicken salad made daily.

Investment: $742,300 - $980,300 Cash Required: $250,000
Includes owner satisfaction report
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Christian Brothers Automotive

Christian Brothers Automotive offers full-service auto repair service and maintenance for every kind of vehicle — gas or diesel, foreign or domestic, car or truck. 

Investment: $520,250 - $640,400 Cash Required: $85,000
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Clean Juice

Industry: Food, Retail

Dedicated to health, wellness, and to the power of positivity, Clean Juice believes in the simple and inherent goodness of fresh, wholesome ingredients, offering organic juices, smoothies, bowls, toas…

Investment: $279,000 - $523,000 Cash Required: $120,000

Cousins Subs

Industry: Food, Retail

Cousins Subs is a Midwest brand that takes pride in its Wisconsin roots. With locally sourced ingredients and better bread baked fresh daily, Cousins Subs stands behind its promise of fresh, high-qual…

Investment: $220,200 - $732,500 Cash Required: $250,000


Dogtopia is a dog daycare business that creates “indoor dog parks” and provides a daytime service for dog care along the lines of a children’s daycare. 

Investment: $543,193 - $1,489,801 Cash Required: $300,000